(National Sentinel)Â Gun Rights:Â An African-American resident of Greensboro, North Carolina, presented a stirring, emotional defense of the Second Amendment and the right keep and bear arms at a city council meeting Tuesday evening.
The council has been discussing for months about how to address gun violence, especially after the February school shootings in Parkland, Fla. So Tuesday, officials opened the floor to the community,Â WFMY reported. Some residents suggested the council should adopt stricter gun control measures, while others said the council should cancel the biannualÂ Greensboro Gun and Knife Show.
“The Greensboro City Council should do everything in its power to ensure the safety of its city, which means canceling the Gun and Knife show. We all know it’s true. Big guns are for people with small minds,” one speaker said.
But Mark Robinson took to the podium to present a much different view, and in the process gave a valiant defense of gun rights.
“When are you all gonna start standing up for the majority? … I’m the majority! I’m a law-abiding citizen who’s never shot anybody,” Robinson said.
“It seems every time we have one of these shootings, nobody wants to put the blame where it goes, which is at the shooter’s feet. You want to put it at my feet! It doesn’t make any sense.
“You want to restrict my right to buy a firearm and protect myself from some of the very people you are talking about in here tonight,â€ Robinson continued.
â€œThe law-abiding citizens of this community, of other communities we are the first ones taxed and the last ones considered.â€
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